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It's a general election day and it's safe to say that literally anything can happen, including a party leader almost getting into a confrontation with a person dressed as Elmo from Sesame Street.
This is exactly what went down today between Jeremy Corbyn and a woman who was dressed as the fluffy character as the Labour leader arrived at his polling station in north London.
According to the Guardian, the woman tried to approach Corbyn before he entered the building but was quickly apprehended by his security and forced against a wall.
In a hilarious moment the woman takes off the head of her costume and places it on one of the security guards heads, as some sort of distraction technique before Corbyn intervenes saying:
Hello guys, can we stop the arguments please.
Good on @jeremycorbyn for going along with it for a bit of fun and shaking Elmo's hand, just a shame the… https://t.co/OQa7oMLgLm — Bobby Elmo Smith (@Bobby Elmo Smith)
No fridges in sight at @jeremycorbyn's polling station but this Elmo activist might be a banana skin. Threatened wi… https://t.co/TVEkCEXEPq — Barney Davis (@Barney Davis)
#elmoyougottago https://t.co/W9ljaLW06B — Barney Davis (@Barney Davis)
VID: Woman in giant Elmo suit gatecrashes Jeremy Corbyn's visit to London polling station #JeremyCorbyn… https://t.co/NLo0ucCLln — Urban Pictures (@Urban Pictures)
Wait for the end, when Elmo takes his head off and puts it on a minder https://t.co/4aKsTdSvT2 — John Rentoul (@John Rentoul)
Hammer'n'Sickle Me Elmo? https://t.co/Yfi0U0l2MX — Stuart Dredge (@Stuart Dredge)
Classic. The security guard ends up with Elmo’s head on. https://t.co/4RNRWvRYGn — Simon Barnes (@Simon Barnes)
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